Visual Arts, University of Warwick
My research focuses on the presence of fine art objects in Swedish domestic settings around 1900, and investigates the role assigned to this type of visual art by means of considering contemporary discourses on the home, nationhood, and cultural reform.
Specifically, these aspects are viewed within the context of the emergence of the interior as a concept in late nineteenth-century Western culture, including the new emphasis placed on the decorative arts and on Arts and Crafts ideals.
My research interests are mainly in Swedish and Scandinavian visual art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, as well as related histories of architecture and design.
Other interests include: